Fantasy 7s: U13-U15 programs

(2005-2007 born)

Welcome to KLM’s popular “Fantasy” spring programs 2020!
With intense winter league play behind us, this “Mini World Cup” format creates small-sized, “mini” games each week ensuring fun, action, and “touches” for all. KLM spring programs are led by our knowledgeable staff coaches, ensuring long-term player development that prepares players for next season and beyond. With a focus on competitive-fun, coaches have time to get to know the players, balance teams, and offer one-to-one support. Fantasy spring programs are open to everybody, but hold tight for the final weeks when teams compete in the “Mini World Cup”!!!

Early-bird registration encouraged to determine team numbers. Please read Program Details and Answers to Common Questions below. Welcome to KLM Spring!

Program Details

Event: Fantasy 7s: U13-U15 programs (Spring 2020)
Participants: U13 (2007) – U15 (2005) boys
Dates: April 2nd or 7th – June 4th or 9th, 2020
Schedule: U14-U15 Boys: Tuesdays, 5:30pm-7:30pm
U13-U14 Boys: Thursday, 5:30pm-7:30pm
** U14 players will join the older or younger group. **
Location: Hillcrest Mini – Turf
Midlothian Ave (29th Ave) & Dinmont Ave (west corner of Hillcrest Park)
Free parking on Midlothian and Dinmont Ave
Format: “Mini World Cup” format means small-sized, short games each week. Note, staff coaches balance teams and formatting size (eg. switch to 6v6 or 8v8) to optimize the experience for the participants.
Equipment: Players must have their own shin-guards and cleats.
Cost: $140 for 10 weeks of fun, exciting soccer led by qualified, staff coaches. KLM strives to be accessible to all. See Common Questions below regarding financial assistance. The refund deadline for spring season is March 15th.

** $35 automatic early-bird discount until January 15th **
Registration: You can find the registration button at the bottom of this page.
Weather: KLM plays rain or shine so think weather-appropriate clothes. KLM notifies parents by 1pm of the program day of field closures or cancellations. See Common Questions below for ‘Field Status’.
Questions First, look below to see answers to our most common questions.
Email questions, concerns, or suggestions to: info@klmsoccer.com

Common Questions: Safety Related

Safety?
Safety is first. Please make coaches aware of any potential injuries or illnesses.

Appropriate Clothing?
For practices, kids can wear either shorts or pants.

Field Status & Alternative Field(s)?
City of Vancouver updates their field statusevery Friday afternoon: https://covapp.vancouver.ca/parkfinder/FieldStatus.aspx

Common Questions: Participation-Related

Player Development
Need more spring soccer?! Always feel free to reach out to the head coach or club to ask about opportunities that match your needs.

KLM’s “Spring Fantasy” and  “Spring Tourney” series are designed and scheduled to be complementary (starting as early as U7-U10). Significant player development occurs during the spring season in players who attend both, and commit to achieving their next level. The Fantasy series creates significant play opportunities while the Tourney series creates team experiences against varied opposition.

 

Parent Volunteers
KLM is a non-profit youth sports organization supported by the dedication of staff and volunteers alike. Please contact info@klmsoccer.com if interested in volunteering for KLM club or for your child’s age-group. Remember that the coach rely on parents each week for communicating player availability, punctuality of players, goal net set-up, etc. Be part of making KLM better!

Common Questions: Money-Related

Financial Assistance?
KLM proudly supports soccer for all children, irrespective of financial capacity. Contact registrar@klmsoccer.com to arrange to speak about financial assistance through KidSport. Learn more about KidSport in your city; visit KidSport-Vancouver at: www.kidsportcanada.ca/british-columbia/vancouver

Refunds?
Refunds are possible prior to deadline, less a $35 administration fee. The refund deadline for spring season is March 15th. See www.klmsoccer.com/registration for further details. Requests and questions are to be emailed to the Registrar at: registrar@klmsoccer.com.

Common Questions: People-Related

Parental Attitudes?
Parents have a big impact in youth sports. Modelling positive attitudes, sportsmanship, patience, respectful behaviour and spectator roles is integral to success in youth soccer. Help our coaches make KLM soccer positive for all involved.

Bringing Issues Forward?
There are always surprises in youth soccer. Remember that fields, times, etc may be adjusted for many reasons, and sometimes at last minute. Please work with staff to model healthy and proactive communication. Please let your coach know if you have concerns, or if needed, forward your comments confidentially to feedback@klmsoccer.com and an appropriate KLM director will get back to you.

Giving back to KLM?
KLM is a community and volunteer-run organization. We genuinely and deeply thank the participation, support, and humour of all parents involved. Go KLM!

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